Component of force

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(Mech.) a force which, acting conjointly with one or more forces, produces the effect of a single force or resultant; one of a number of forces into which a single force may be resolved.

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An essential component of force reduction entailed the demobilisation of combatants and rehabilitating them into society as civilians through the provision of skills-training incentives and education.
This smart device may be installed at bases and checkpoints both domestically and abroad as a component of force protection.
We need to determine horizontal component of force in bridge deck after post-tensioning [H.

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